Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Safe Use of Fixed Radiation Gauges (2007) - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to use sealed sources in radiation gauges. This code lays down the requirements for the design, testing, supply, use, storage, transport, disposal and radiation monitoring of fixed radiation gauges. It applies to industrial radiation gauges that are designed for installation as a fixed component within an industrial process and are used for the direct or indirect control of any part of that process.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 WA

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (General) Regulations 1983 WA

Administering agency

Radiological Council

Contact details

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The Secretary

Radiological Council

Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2006
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9382 0701
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)